During a recent remodel of my family room, the speakers were upgraded to NHT IC3's. I purchased 4 of them. I could not be happier with the sound quality and imaging especially since they are ceiling mounted. I retained my existing nht center and amplified sub. Hope to install dual in wall subs soon. I have long been impressed with NHT... My first speakers were original model ones in oiled oak finish purchased in the mid 80's. Bottom line... For music or home theater, these speakers are most satisfying.